Author Topic: English Mild- Partial Mash- Carb. Tablets  (Read 2830 times)

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English Mild- Partial Mash- Carb. Tablets
« on: February 20, 2012, 08:50:31 AM »
        I recently brewed a partial mash English Mild for a competition.  I started it about a month out since I was planning on bottling the brew with Brewer's Best carbonation tablets about  two weeks before the competition.  I have since talked to people that have said they I had problems with these tablets properly fermenting the beer.  I started shaking the bottles occasionally to help aid the yeast.  Is this a good strategy or should I just go back to priming sugar?
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Re: English Mild- Partial Mash- Carb. Tablets
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2012, 12:39:41 PM »
I used the tablets and they did the job just fine.  However I found that they added a subtle off-flavor that I found to be unpleasant. 
My guess is that it is because the tablets are crystalline sugar, as opposed to a boiled simple syrup.
Now I just bottle off the keg.

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